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The Top #Nifty50 Women Writers on Twitter for 2013

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The #Nifty50 was also featured in the new book by Mark ( @mnburgess ) and Cheryl Burgess ( @ckburgess ), The Social Employee (McGraw-Hill, August 2013) How Great Companies Make Social Media Work – Success Lessons from IBM, AT&T, Dell, Cisco, Southwest Airlines, Adobe, and Domo on building a social culture. 2011 was the inaugural year. and who actively engage on Twitter. bloggers).

5 Top Online Marketing Trends for the Rest of 2013

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Here are a few of the top online marketing trends for the second half of 2013 that may help you grow your sales both online and off faster than you expected. These are just a few of the top online marketing trends for the second half of 2013. Guest post by Alice Jenkins of How2become. Social media will remain important. Mobile marketing will continue to grow.

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2013 B2B Marketing Priorities [Study]

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Other results include the effectiveness of using marketing automation technology and how much companies plan to spend on marketing in 2013. Marketers Have Planned to Spend More in 2013 than 2012. The chart below reveals how marketers will adjust their spending plans by channel in 2013 relative to 2012. Email Marketing Generates the Highest Quality Leads. Online Advertising

Social media trends that are colliding in 2013

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There are lots of things to be excited about, but here are a few of the trends that I see colliding in 2013 and what might happen when they do … The optimized self. What trends are you watching in 2013? Comments 2013 is going to be a very interesting year. New trend: The optimized self. Huge sponsorship opportunities. Facebook Financial Fatigue. Entertain me.

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12 (of the) Best Content Marketing Infographics of 2013

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2: 30 Remarkable Content Marketing Facts and Statistics for 2013 (and 2014). #3: 3: 18 of the Best Content Marketing Strategy Guides of 2013. #4: Content marketing is more than just text of course, and infographics have become one of the most popular non-text formats. How do infographics fit with other content marketing tactics? Infographics About Content Marketing.

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The 25 Best Slideshare Presentations Of 2013

B2B Marketing Insider

So I looked through the most popular presentations published in the last 12 months and picked the top 25 slideshare presentations of 2013 for business leaders, marketers and growth hackers. The 25 Best Slideshare Presentations of 2013. KPCB Internet Trends 2013 from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. The Future of Work Report 2013 from PSFK. What Would Steve Do?

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9 Trends That Will Upset Your Marketing in 2013

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Here are 9 trends with critical effects that will likely upset your marketing in 2013: 1. According to the 2013 B2B Content Marketing Benchmarks and Trends Report , content distribution is increasing on social media channels. In 2013 more businesses will use responsive design to launch mobile optimized version of their sites for smartphones and tablets. Code is the new king.

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Are You Getting Effective SEO and Digital Marketing in 2013?

Tomorrow People

The World Wide Web changes daily and so it’s more important than ever for your digital marketing agency to deliver effective SEO and digital marketing, argues Duncan Cumming. The business world is moving fast, and with advances in technology occurring as quickly as they are, action needs to be taken to ensure that your business isn’t left behind. Research Keywords Effectively. Use Backlinks Wisely.

Are You Getting Effective SEO and Digital Marketing in 2013?

Tomorrow People

The World Wide Web changes daily and so it’s more important than ever for your digital marketing agency to deliver effective SEO and digital marketing, argues Duncan Cumming. The business world is moving fast, and with advances in technology occurring as quickly as they are, action needs to be taken to ensure that your business isn’t left behind. Research Keywords Effectively. Use Backlinks Wisely.

The 2013 Buyersphere Report: the industry’s favourite exposé of B2B buyer behaviour

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So we’re delighted to give you a chance to download the full 2013 Buyersphere Report now Now in its 4th year, the Buyersphere Report has become established as one of the most eagerly awaited and enlightening annual research projects in the B2B space. The reason is simple. It doesn’t tell you what marketers think: it tells you what buyers do.

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10 of the Best Web Analytics Guides and Tips of 2013

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Web Analytics best web analytics guides of 2013 Dan Friedman Ed Baxter Gini Dietrich Ian Cleary Jay Taylor Jeff Sauer Jim Gianoglio John Ellett Rachelle Maisner Shelley Pringle web analytics tips As the old b-school maxim goes, “you can’t manage what you can’t measure.” Which sources sent the most traffic to your site last month? Which converted at the highest rate?

21 of the Best Social Media Marketing Guides of 2013 (So Far)

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Find the answers to those questions and many others here in more than 20 of the best social media marketing guides, strategies, tips and tactics of 2013 thus far. ” How to Effectively Budget Your Social Media Program in 2013 by ClickZ. The use of social media and social networks for marketing has rapidly advanced in the past few years from the “should I do it?”

103 Compelling Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2013 (and 2014)

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Another source puts the share of B2B marketers using blogs at 39% in 2013, down from 48% in 2012. Facebook will account for 13% of worldwide mobile ad revenue in 2013. As the use of social media in marketing has become ubiquitous, marketers have turned their attention to making the use of business social media more sophisticated and strategic. Between large and small businesses?

Sales Prospecting Perspectives Weekly Recap - Week of November 8, 2013

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Happy Friday, blog readers! Here at AG, we’ve been hard at work having meaningful conversations with clients and continuously calling new prospects. With two new hires on board, we’re poised to reach out to even more businesses. With the Boston Red Sox recent World Series win, this post Darren Waddell at Radius couldn''t have been more timely. Why Sales and Marketing Don’t Get Along. Check it out!

Sales Prospecting Perspectives Weekly Recap - Week of October 25, 2013

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Good morning, Sales Prospecting Perspectives Readers. Aren’t you glad it’s Friday? Before you celebrate the weekend by gearing up for the World Series, check out some of our favorite articles around the web this week! Rosabeth Moss Kanter shared Three Things that Actually Motivate Employees over at Harvard Business Blog: mastery, membership, and meaning. in his blog on Wednesday.

Who Took Home a 2013 Markie Award?

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To promote best practices and celebrate the accomplishments of modern marketers in an ever-evolving industry, Oracle Eloqua has announced the winners of the 2013 Markie Awards , presented at Eloqua Experience this week in San Francisco. Winners of the 2013 Markie Awards include (drumrolls please!): Who Took Home a 2013 Markie Award? Best Alignment of Marketing and Sales: ADP®.

The 20 Best Marketing Conferences In 2013

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20 Best Marketing Conferences 2013. Online Marketing Summit February 11-13 in San Diego, CA and Fall, 2013 in New York, NY. Sirius Decisions 2013 May 8-10 in San Diego, CA. Content Marketing World 2013 Sept 9-12 in Cleveland, OH ( Speaking confirmation is pending ). The post The 20 Best Marketing Conferences In 2013 appeared first on B2B Marketing Insider.

101 Vital Social Media and Digital Marketing Statistics for (the Rest of) 2013

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Find the answers to these questions and many, many more here in 101 vital social and digital marketing stats for (the rest of) 2013. As of January 2013, the five largest social networks based on active monthly users were: Facebook (1 billion), YouTube (800 million) and Google+ (343 million) followed by Twitter and LinkedIn with 200 million active monthly users each. Small businesses?

The Three Words for 2013

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Here are my words for 2013: Journey. In 2013, I need to make changes to make travel less stressful, more productive, and more enjoyable. If I provided excellent content in 2012, how do I really “WOW” my readers in 2013? What are your words for 2013? Chapman explained this process in his nifty book Amazing Things Will Happen. And I literally mean the trip!

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Sales Prospecting Perspectives Weekly Recap - Week of December 13, 2013

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With only one full week left before the holidays are upon us, it''s important to ramp up your sales efforts to meet quotas for quarter 4. This week, we''ve curated articles about how sales and marketing can succeed in this final quarter. The reward? Spending time at home with the family during the holiday season. Here are some of our favorite articles from this week. Check it out!

6 Marketing Lessons Learned at the 2013 New Media Expo

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So, as the stage lights lit up the keynote stage, and the Keynotes burned into the screens in the breakout rooms, what did these high profile leaders from across the industry have to say about the state of marketing in 2013? By Dan Gorgone, {grow} Community Member. 1) To get something, give something. Something good. For free. 2) Marketing strategies resemble a marathon, not a race.

Sales Prospecting Perspective Weekly Recap – Week of May 20, 2013

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Monday, May 20, 2013. Tuesday, May 21, 2013. Thursday, May 23, 2013. It’s the end of May, and the long summer months are approaching. Instead of forlornly staring out the window at the blossoming trees swaying in the sun, why not read our Weekly Recap to learn more about how to nurture your sales campaign or how to be a better boss? Now, on to this week’s recap.

Sales Prospecting Perspective Weekly Recap - Week of March 18, 2013

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Today, I wanted to help our friends at Insidesales.com and Software Advice in promoting their 2013 Inside Sales Market Size Study. Today, they need our help in determining where the inside sales industry stands in 2013 and if growth is still outpacing the outside sales role. Please take a few minutes to help us in gauging where the inside sales industry stands in 2013. Monday, March 18, 2013. Tuesday, March 19, 2013. Wednesday, March 20, 2013. Thursday, March 21, 2013. March Madness has descended upon us and my bracket has already been busted!

28 (of the) Best SEO Guides, Resources and Infographics of 2013

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Find the answers to these questions and more here in more than two dozen of the best SEO guides of 2013 so far. ” 2013 Search Engine Ranking Factors by Moz. 3 SEO Tactics We’re Easing Up On in 2013 by The WordStream Blog. Infographic: 2013 SEO Ranking Factors, From SearchMetrics by Search Engine Land. Panda, Penguin, Phantom, Hummingbird. SEO Infographics.

2013 Is Not the Year of Mobile!

Digital B2B Marketing

We see the predictions every year: This will be the year of mobile! Every year, the prediction falls short and every year the pundits dust it off and bring it back out. It isn’t because mobile adoption is slower than expected, or even because marketers aren’t paying attention to mobile. But But But… Wait! But mobile means we are always connected! But apps are uniquely mobile!

Sales Prospecting Perspectives Weekly Recap - Week of September 20, 2013

Sales Prospecting Perspectives

Happy Friday, Sales Prospecting Perspectives readers! We''re going to continue to feature excellent content on Fridays from marketing and sales blogs across the Internet, as well as recap our own blog posts from this week. Enjoy! Employee productivity is key to a successful business. Don Patrick at Direct Marketing News shares five lethal (but all-too-common) marketing mistakes.

Sales Prospecting Perspectives Weekly Recap - Week of July 5, 2013

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Monday, July 1, 2013. Tuesday, July 2, 2013. Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Friday, July 5, 2013. Happy fourth of July! At AG, the enthusiasm around the office this week was palpable and it translated to our inside sales reps’ calling efforts. While many people discussed their plans for the 4th – a pool party, a trip to Boston – they also hunkered down so they could meet their numbers for the week and be able to leave early or even take an extra day off. Today, we''d like to share two articles, one from Sales Engine and one from Fearless Selling. question. Make decisions.

Sales Prospecting Perspectives Weekly Recap – Week of Sept. 6, 2013

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After networking with many attendants of Hubspot''s Inbound 2013, Megan received a postcard from one person she met. From a marketing and a sales point of view, this week has been extremely busy. The chatter around the office has expounded as more and more people are returning from vacation. Marketing is gearing into the fall months as well, as we just released an eBook we''ve been working on all summer. Team leaders are working one-on-one with sales reps, and new employees are coming in every week, eager to get their hands dirty in sales. The article ends with 11.5

102 Compelling Social Media and Online Marketing Stats and Facts for 2012 (and 2013)

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More than 80% of small to midsized businesses (SMBs) plan to increase their use of social media in 2013. With 92% of companies now incorporating social media into their marketing efforts, it’s no longer sufficient to just “be there” on social networks. The first step to improving digital marketing results is to understand the emerging trends and best practices. eMarketer ).

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Sales Prospecting Perspectives Weekly Recap - Week of November 15, 2013

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Good afternoon Sales Prospecting Perspectives Readers! We hope you had a great Friday. With the holidays just around the corner, sales reps are calling prospects left and right hoping to reserve a place in their prospect''s 2014 budget. We’re excited about Thanksgiving and Christmas, as evident by this Instagram picture. Starbucks holidays cups are here! It’s been a festive few days in the office, and we even celebrated the Red Sox win, a little late, with some cupcakes via Liberty Mutual Insurance. Today we’re rearing for another successful call day! Want to overcome that rival company?

14 of the Best Content Marketing Tips, Tactics and Techniques of 2013

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” This was post #6, the final post, of Content Marketing Week 2013 on Webbiquity. #1: 2: 30 Remarkable Content Marketing Facts and Statistics for 2013 (and 2014). #3: 3: 18 of the Best Content Marketing Strategy Guides of 2013. #4: 5: 12 (of the) Best Content Marketing Infographics of 2013. So it is with Content Marketing Week. How I.T. Use simple words.

Sales Prospecting Perspectives Weekly Recap - Week of October 11, 2013

Sales Prospecting Perspectives

Happy Friday, blog readers! Here are some of our favorite sales and marketing posts that we shared on our Twitter feed this week. How to Measure Outbound Sales Success. Our COO Peter Gracey wrote on Inside Sales about the benefits of diagnosing your outbound efforts. He also provided critical steps for other companies to benchmark their own outbound prospecting. Check it out!

Sales Prospecting Perspectives Weekly Recap - Week of September 27, 2013

Sales Prospecting Perspectives

Happy Friday! As Q4 approaches, I’m sure we’re all excited to pass more leads and have more conversations, as well as celebrate those Q4 holidays, like Halloween, we know and love. In the meantime, take your Friday lunch break to read through some great links that will help you become better marketers and salespeople! Why is it always taboo to use humor over the phone with CEOs? Thanks for readin

Sales Prospecting Perspectives Weekly Recap - Week of December 20, 2013

Sales Prospecting Perspectives

It''s the last Friday before Christmas, and the office is full of holiday cheer. But it''s still important that sales reps'' pipelines are in the clear. Sales managers should motivate their sales team in these last few days before the holidays dawn near. So take a gander at these sales and marketing articles we''ve curated for you to revere. Why do sales jobs attract more men then women, and how can we recruit and interview more sales women ? Trish Bertuzzi from The Bridge Group offers her two cents on the gender balance of sales. get over it.

Sales Prospecting Perspectives Weekly Recap – Week of August 23, 2013

Sales Prospecting Perspectives

The AG Salesworks marketing team had a busy but extremely illuminating week at HubSpot''s Inbound 2013. The conference provided some excellent content, motivation, and ideas. We heard from distinguished speakers like Seth Godin , Arianna Huffington (@ariannahuff), Nate Silver (@fivethirtyeight) , Ann Handley (@marketingprofs), Rand Fishkin (@randfish) and of course Dharmesh Shah (@dharmesh) and Brian Halligan (@bhalligan), all very unique and motivational. Charity: Water is a non-profit organization bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations.

Sales Prospecting Perspective Weekly Recap - Week of April 15, 2013

Sales Prospecting Perspectives

Monday, April 15, 2013. Tuesday, April 16, 2013. Wednesday, April 17, 2013. Thursday, April 18, 2013. In leiu of recent events here in Boston, I think it makes sense to skip this week''s share post and instead focus on the victims of this week''s tragedy. Our CEO, Paul Alves, posted earlier this week about the struggle between good and evil and we mentioned a local organization, TUGG (Technology Underwriting Greater Good) who had begun a fundraiser supporting the local victims and families. We are Boston Strong! Here is the link again for anyone looking to donate

The 2013 Buyersphere Report: the industry’s favourite exposé of B2B buyer behaviour

Beyond

So we’re delighted to give you a chance to download the full 2013 Buyersphere Report now Now in its 4th year, the Buyersphere Report has become established as one of the most eagerly awaited and enlightening annual research projects in the B2B space.